Re: [GIT PULL] security subsystem: Tomoyo updates for v5.2

From: Paul Moore
Date: Sat May 11 2019 - 14:14:56 EST

On Sat, May 11, 2019 at 10:38 AM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Fri, May 10, 2019 at 6:09 PM James Morris <jmorris@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > These patches include fixes to enable fuzz testing, and a fix for
> > calculating whether a filesystem is user-modifiable.
> So now these have been very recently rebased (on top of a random
> merge-window "tree of the day" version) instead of having multiple
> merges.
> That makes the history cleaner, but has its own issues.
> We really need to find a different model for the security layer patches.

If it helps, the process I use for the SELinux and audit trees is
documented below. While it's far from perfect (I still don't like
basing the -next trees on -rcX releases) it has seemed to work
reasonably well for some time now.


paul moore